ForkLift
ForkLift
3.4.4

4.5

ForkLift free download for Mac
25 November 2020

Powerful file manager: FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, S3, and more.

Overview

ForkLift is a powerful file manager and ferociously fast FTP client clothed in a clean and versatile UI that offers the combination of absolute simplicity and raw power expected from a well-executed Mac software.

ForkLift will connect to any remote server SFTP, FTP, WebDAV, Amazon S3, Backblaze B2, Google Drive, Rackspace CloudFiles, SMB, AFP and NFS shares on your local network,- pretty much anything you can plug into or hook up to a Mac. ForkLift also carries a complete toolbox for managing your files, including Folder Synchronization, Multi-Rename, Archive handling, Application deleter, editing files over remote connections and many more. All these power features are packaged into a Finder-like, dual-pane interface that delivers superior workflow while remaining absolutely familiar to use, along with Quick Look, Spotlight search and all.

Features
  • Completely rewritten entirely in Swift
  • ForkLift Mini
  • Two-way Sync
  • Preview
  • Quick Open
  • Multi Rename
  • Dark Mode
  • Dual Pane split vertically or horizontally
  • Favorite Sync via Dropbox
  • Dropbox Support
  • Transfer bandwidth throttling
  • Tags Support
  • Disklet
  • Sync Browsing
  • Tabs
  • Search by name, extention, kind, tags, or content
  • Quick Select
  • App Deleter
  • Remote Editing
  • Archive Management
  • Keyboard Control
  • Workspaces
  • FXP Copy
  • Tools
  • Git Support
  • Open in Terminal, iTerm, or Hyper
  • Hidden Files
  • Share
  • Possible to set as default file viewer
  • File Compare with FileMerge, Kaleidoscope, Beyond Compare, and Araxis Merge support
  • Multilingual: English, Chinese Simplified, Czech, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Ukrainian

What's new in ForkLift

Version 3.4.4:
Fixes:
  • Fixes the copy item progress when the helper tool is needed to transfer items
  • Fixes the size of the icons in the sidebar on Big Sur
  • Fixes the size of the Activities toolbar icon when there are ongoing activities on Big Sur
  • Fixes small GUI issues in the Connect Panel and Get Info window on Big Sur
  • Fixes a text misalignment in the Preferences Shortcuts window on Big Sur
  • Fixes the Resize columns to fit view option in column view on Big Sur
  • Fixes the size of the Quick Open and Quick Select windows on Big Sur
  • Displays the Permissions section in the Get Info and Inspector windows on Big Sur
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How would you rate ForkLift app?

338 Reviews of ForkLift

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5
dwp-1
15 September 2020
Version: 3.4.2

Most helpful

I've been using FTP on Mac's for over 20 years and have own and tried many FTP clients. Forklift is the best, bar none in my opinion. It can almost double as the Finder. My favorite features is using Favorites to open to different folders on different volumes and then Syncing them with one click. **LOVE Forklift**
(2)
5
dupap56
07 December 2020
Version: 3.4.4
Using this for years. Consistently very good.
(0)
5
dwp-1
15 September 2020
Version: 3.4.2
I've been using FTP on Mac's for over 20 years and have own and tried many FTP clients. Forklift is the best, bar none in my opinion. It can almost double as the Finder. My favorite features is using Favorites to open to different folders on different volumes and then Syncing them with one click. **LOVE Forklift**
(2)
4
dezomers
01 September 2020
Version: 3.4.2
Awesome productivity tool
(0)
5
Luc-1
20 July 2020
Version: 3.4
Was using ParthFinder (PF) for years and move to ForkLift (FL) as PF price sheme changed. After months, I can say it was a great move as FL beat PF on many options. Thank you PF.
(1)
5
macpayne
08 June 2020
Version: 3.3.9
I purchased version 3.0 when trying to find alternative of Transmit 4 that is starting to act weird on my catalina and I'm really impressed with the new Fork Lift improvements. I'm a forklift 2 user but I'm just using it only when I need to rename multiple files lol But now I can see that I will use it often. It replaced about 4+ more apps I usually use, such as for ftp, app uninstaller, folder sync, cloud mounter, quick diff etc. It also will likely will improve some of my workflows
(1)
3
s-akmeryanoglu
27 May 2020
Version: 3.3.9
Forklift 3.3.9 works great when used locally. But as soon as I work with servers, this program is a disaster. I work in pre-press. The daily work with data archives and therefore also with large archived project folders (image data) are my tasks. Simple things like data search, aliases from the server to local via drag n drop, or even generally opening folders is a pure imposition. Yesterday I tried the latest version of Pathfinder as a comparison. What can I say... Pathfinder performs these tasks with a performance I actually wish for. Too bad, especially Forklift has a very intuitive design and is better in handling. Despite these shortcomings, Forklift has become very dear to my heart over the last few years. All the more I hope that the developer will react very soon concerning the performance. Many thanks in advance.
(0)
5
Mactraveller
06 April 2020
Version: 3.3.8
I originally bought ForkLift as an SFTP client to replace my old Transmit 4 after comparing Transmit 5 and ForkLift 3. Now, I use it all the time as a file browser because it's just so practical and convenient. I also appreciate the support. Good job!
(0)
3
edgould1948
03 April 2020
Version: 3.3.8
To be fair I bought this app just for the ease of use of drag and drop. There may be an easier way to do what I wanted but do not have a mac person just to call up and ask a quick question.
(0)
Morlo
21 February 2020
Version: 3.3.8
Hi, does Forklift have segmented downloads?
(0)
2
ghi789
03 January 2020
Version: 3.3.7
This is specifically for Forklift 3 - I used earlier versions of Forklift for years but I really think Forklift 3 kinda sucks in comparison. Sure they added new features, but I really don't find myself using any of them, however where the new version falls down is on basic file copying which seems slower than in previous versions. This is particularly noticeable when moving a file between two machines that are other than your Mac, for example when you connect to two servers via SFTP and move a large file from one to the other. In earlier versions of Forklift it simply copied the file, and as soon as the file started copying you could see the partial file on the destination server if you were in a ssh session. In the new Forklift, for some reason it seems to copy the complete file to the system you are running Forklift on, and only after it has received a full copy does it begin to copy it to the destination machine. If you are watching the progress bar you will see it make two passes rather than one for each file copied, and if you are ssh'ed into the machine you won't even see the destination file appear until Forklift is on its second pass. So it takes as much as twice as long (depending on the speed of the connections) as in the earlier versions! Also I knocked off one additional star for design and usability - first of all they removed the window at the top where you could always see the progress of a file transfer at a glance; now you have to click a button to see it. And also they changed to a fugly icon that's probably great on a phone or tablet but looks very out of place on a desktop system. I thought I'd get over those things in time but I really haven't. Even so I could forgive those things, but when one of the main reasons people use something like Forklift is to copy files, causing it to copy files slower makes no sense at all.
(0)
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4.5

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.12.0 or later
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